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Registered Nurses - we want to hear your nursing story!

September 1, 2021

A new research study led by KCON associate professor, Dr. Susan Strouse, is seeking newly graduated registered nurses to share their experience on becoming a member of the professional culture of nursing.

Record number of middle school students participate in health explorations camp

July 19, 2021

A record 100 middle school students from Grand Haven to Detroit participated in the 12th annual sHaPe (Summer Health Activities and Professions Exploration) camp.

Grant allows KCON to partner with hospital systems to help working nurses overcome barriers to degrees

July 7, 2021

KCON will partner with Spectrum Health and McLaren Health Care to recruit nurses during the four-year project.

Students utilize advanced simulation technology and interactive laboratories in the new Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

June 16, 2021

Grand Valley State University students are utilizing advanced simulation technology and interactive laboratories in the new Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health on GVSU�s Health Campus in downtown Grand Rapids.

KCON Program Highlights

May 27, 2021

A look back at 2020-2021 Kirkhof College of Nursing program highlights.

Nursing Career Growth through Health Information Technology

May 25, 2021

This spring, the Kirkhof College of Nursing graduated its first cohort in the graduate Interprofessional Health Informatics Certificate program.

New Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program launches during National Mental Health Awareness Month

May 17, 2021

Grand Valley�s Kirkhof College of Nursing (KCON) has launched the new Doctor of Nursing Practice - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program to prepare nurse practitioners to provide physical and mental healthcare for their patients.

National Nurses Week: Simulation labs key to students' education

May 11, 2021

Keys to adapting labs during the pandemic were creativity and flexibility.

National Nurses Week: KCON acting dean brings cardiovascular expertise to task force

May 6, 2021

Annually, about 200,000 people have unnecessary amputations. Dr. Lola Coke joined a national task force that supported legislation to expand screenings & public awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease and, in turn, reduce the number of amputations.

Spectrum Learning Modules Program brings GVSU Nursing Education Directly to Area Nurses

April 28, 2021

To extend the support nurse care managers provide to patients, Spectrum Health partnered with Grand Valley State University�s Kirkhof College of Nursing to bring care coordination training directly to their nurses.



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